Minnesota Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Minnesota is controlled by the Minnesota Board of Psychology.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Minnesota

Specific requirements to perform psychotherapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a psychotherapist license?

Current statutes require students to earn doctoral degrees. However, some licensees have been “grandfathered” in on the basis of a master’s level education.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Minnesota Board of Psychology

What are some training programs available for a psychotherapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renews every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?